The Fayetteville Town & Country 5k is a fun run for runners and walkers of all skill levels and is part of a series of events on the the New River Gorge Games weekend including the Captain Thurmond's Challenge and the Thurmond Family Triathlon.
The purpose of this event is to raise money for the New River Gorge Learning Cooperative, The New River Gorge Learning Co-op is a non-profit, cooperative learning center in Fayetteville - the only non-denominational and Montessori option in the area.
Come on out and enjoy a fun morning. The route takes runners from downtown Fayetteville along local streets to the historic Gaines Estate, a pastoral setting with big sky views and rolling grass fields. This is a fundraising event. All proceeds go to the New River Gorge Learning Cooperative, a Montessori-based learning center for ages 3-12 in Fayette County, WV
- registration for 5k open
- 5k Race Start
- first racers return
- end of 5k
Runners will meet in the parking lot behind Vandal's Kitchen:
Runners should be prepared to run on both pavement and mild trail (see trail route and elevation map below).
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New River Gorge Learning Co-op
The New River Gorge Learning Co-op is a parent run, Montessori-based learning center located in Fayette County, WV. We offer a Primary Program for children ages 3-6 and an Early Elementary Program for children ages 6-12.
We encourage each child's natural desire to learn by helping them develop self-motivation, self-knowledge and respect for the World.